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Why We Should All Embrace Change: 25 Favourite Quotes On Change?

Favourite Quotes On Change

Ever noticed, sometimes a single word can challenge the way you think and perhaps even change the way you live. We may not remember the details, but we will always remember the impact a person had on us. Probably.

I believe that the secret to accomplishing great things is to embrace change. Here are my 25 favourite quotes on why we should all embrace change.

Favourite Quotes On Change

1. Be the change that you wish to see in the world. ― Mahatma Gandhi

2. Change before you have to. – Jack Welch

3. Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change. — Confucius

4. All great changes are preceded by chaos. – Deepak Chopra

5. It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change. – Charles Darwin

6. Your success in life isn’t based on your ability to simply change. It is based on your ability to change faster than your competition, customers and business. — Mark Sanborn

7. No matter who you are, no matter what you did, no matter where you’ve come from, you can always change, become a better version of yourself.” – Madonna

8. The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking. – Albert Einstein

9. Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have. – Margaret Mead

10. Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times. — Niccolo Machiavelli

11. To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often. – Winston Churchill

12. People don’t resist change. They resist being changed! — Peter Senge

13. When in doubt, choose change. – Lily Leung

14. By changing nothing, nothing changes. – Tony Robbins

15. The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. – Elbert Hubbard

16. Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. – Nelson Mandela

17. It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad. – C. S. Lewis

18. You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete. – Buckminster Fuller

19. A year from now you will wish you had started today. — Karen Lamb

20. By changing nothing, nothing changes. – Tony Robbins

21. Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. – Leo Tolstoy

22. Unless you are prepared to give up something valuable you will never be able to truly change at all, because you’ll be forever in the control of things you can’t give up. — Andy Law

23. Change is hard because people overestimate the value of what they have—and underestimate the value of what they may gain by giving that up.” — James Belasco and Ralph Stayer, Flight of the Buffalo (1994)

24. If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behavior. ― Katharine Hepburn

25. Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek. ― Barack Obama

I hope you enjoyed these life changing quotes. Please feel free to share your own quotes in the comments.

Prof. Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj
Prof. Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is chief executive and editorial director of The CEOWORLD magazine, overseeing the organization’s news and features departments.

Under Dr. Amarendra's leadership, The CEOWORLD magazine has become the world's most iconic news organization, whose rigorous reporting and unsurpassed storytelling connect with millions of business leaders every day.

Dr. Amarendra holds a Ph.D. in Finance and Banking from the European Global School in France; a Doctoral Degree in Chartered Accountancy from the European International University Paris; and a Doctorate in Business Administration from Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design (KNUTD), Ukraine.

He earned his Master of Business Administration degree in Finance and his Master's Degree In Chartered Accountancy (CA) from European Global School Paris. Dr. Amarendra also holds a Master of Business Administration degree in International Relations and Affairs from the American University of Athens, Alabama, United States. Prof. Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is a macro-economist and visiting professor at Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design (KNUTD), Ukraine.

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